Ringtone sales reached $600 mln in 2005, Candy Shop by 50 Cent top seller

In 2005, ringtones pulled in $600 mln, 20% ahead of estimates and more than double the 2004 take. 2005 leader, 50 Cent’s Candy Shop, sold 1.9 mln downloads, more than the top-selling digital song: Gwen Stefani’s Hollaback Girl, with 1.2 mln.